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A Practical Guide To Survey Weighting

a Workshop

Richard L. Valliant (University of Michigan, Survey Research Center)

Tuesday, 11/12/2019, 9:00am to 1:00pm.   ARCHIVED EVENT

Location: ISR-Thompson, room 1430

Please join us for the conclusion of the 2019 PDHP workshop series, as Richard Valliant (University of Michigan & University of Maryland Joint Program in Survey Methodology) presents "A Practical Guide To Survey Weighting". This workshop will present a comprehensive guide to the design and creation of survey weights, including sampling weights, nonresponse adjustment, and calibration, as well as approaches for weighting non-probability samples.

Additional topics include:

• Stochastic missingness & nonresponse adjustment.
• Calibration techniques including poststratification, raking, and GREG
• Demonstration and hands-on practice using R and Stata.

Presented by the Population Dynamics and Health Program (PDHP) at the Michigan Populations Studies Center.


Richard Valliant is a Research Professor at the University of Michigan and the Joint Program for Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland. He has over 35 years of experience in survey sampling, estimation theory, and statistical computing. He was formerly an Associate Director at Westat and a mathematical statistician with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. He has a range of applied experience in survey estimation and sample design on a variety of establishment and household surveys. He is also a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and has been an editor of Survey Methodology, the Journal of Official Statistics, and both sections of the Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory & Methods and Applications and Case Studies)

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